Definition of trepidation in English:

trepidation

Line breaks: trepi|da¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌtrɛpɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 2 archaic Trembling movements or motion.

Origin

late 15th century: from Latin trepidatio(n-), from trepidare 'be agitated, tremble', from trepidus 'alarmed'.

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